[ardour-users] DAW recommendations

Michal Žeravík michalz at olomouc.com
Fri Mar 10 00:52:50 PST 2006

Lars Tobias Børsting wrote:
> "Maluvia" <terakuma at imbris.net> writes:
>> The raptor seems to be outperforming the 250 gig drive somewhat, so
>> maybe between areal density and platter speed the platter speed has
>> the edge?
> Sequential transfer rate (STR), also referred to as sustained transfer
> rate, is a computed from the amount of sectors in a track and the
> spindle speed (and many other factors). Six years ago an 18 GB 10k drive
> could deliver a max. STR of ~30 MB/s. Today, the fastest 160 GB 7k drive
> can boast a max. STR of ~72 MB/s.
how do you measure that STR? hdparm -T ?

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